No, we're not looking for a "serial-grinding" transvestite who goes by the name "Trina." But Phoenix police are after he/she allegedly fired a gun at a crowded gas station after getting pepper sprayed and thrown out of a club.
According to Phoenix Sergeant Darren Burch, "Trina" was booted from Club PHX at 122 East Washington Street in March following an altercation with another club patron. He/she was pepper sprayed during the scuffle.
"Trina" then went to a Circle K convenience store at 699 East Buckeye Road looking for water. While at the Circle K, "Trina" got into another altercation, during which, he/she pulled out a gun and fired several shots.
Nobody was hurt.
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Thanks to "Shannon's Law," a law created in the memory of Shannon Smith, a 14-year-old honor student killed on New Year's Eve in 1999 by a stray bullet fired randomly into the air, randomly firing a gun within highly populated areas is a felony.
Police say "Trina" is a "serial grinder," who often goes to clubs dressed like a woman and "grinds" (dances sexually) on other men.
Being a dude, and all, "Trina's" grinding on men often creates problems with some of her dance partners and he/she is frequently thrown out of clubs.
Anyone with information about "Trina" is asked to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.